18 June 2012

The Lawyer

  • ’Net working

    18 June 2012

    Here’s a first. For years The Lawyer has analysed the strategy and performance of law firms.

  • Battlers of Britain

    18-Jun-2012

    The outstanding entries from those vying to be crowned Litigation Team of the Year have provided The Lawyer Awards judges with one of their most difficult tasks to date. By Katy Dowell

  • Blowing the whistle on caps

    19-Jun-2012

    It has been widely reported that Michael Woodford, UK Chief Executive of Olympus, sacked after less than two weeks employment, has settled an unfair dismissal claim said to have been worth millions.

  • Border control

    18 June 2012

    Despite fee pressure and a slow transactional market, Northern Irish firms are recruiting in anticipation of growth driven by international work

  • Case of the week: Tax

    18 June 2012

  • Court needs to catch up

    18 June 2012

    ’Shared parenting’ consultation fails to address speed of court decisions in child access cases

  • Crisis management

    18-Jun-2012

    The Irish recession has prompted a significant and ongoing rise in contentious work, but has also put lawyers on the defensive

  • Does search warrant SFO raid?

    18 June 2012

    Failure to disclose all relevant information to the Central Criminal Court has called SFO policy into question

  • In knots over tie-up?

    18 June 2012

    Field Fisher Waterhouse link to Lawrence Graham at odds with former policy

  • Is there an onus on the bonus?

    18 June 2012

    The Dresdner banker bonus case is a hard one to call because its merits can be argued both ways

  • Judgment call: 18th June 2012

    18-Jun-2012

  • Move On Up: Brecher

    18-Jun-2012

    The London outfit’s significant lateral efforts and healthy retention rate have provided it with a springboard for sizeable future promotion rounds

  • Moves: 18 June 2012

    18-Jun-2012

    Fladgate has recruited real estate partner Gideon Dabby-Joory from Howard Kennedy and litigation partner Sophia Purkis from Kingsley Napley. Dabby-Joory was joint head of real estate, while Purkis was a partner.

  • Russian trade-off for WTO

    18 June 2012

    Accession to the WTO may bring benefits, but the terms for joining are not neccesarily favourable for Russia

  • Singapore fling

    18-Jun-2012

    Will King & Wood Mallesons next move be a Singapore link-up?

  • Tech mates

    18-Jun-2012

    The legal teams working with the world’s leading tech companies

  • The Lawyer Management: Maclay Murray & Spens

    18-Jun-2012

    I provide strategic and operational guidance to our chief executive Chris Smylie and the partnership on all aspects of our IT systems and their development. I also ensure effective day-to-day running of such systems.

  • The name game

    18-Jun-2012

    Are law firms missing a trick by sitting back on gTLDs?

  • The pain in Spain

    18 June 2012

    Law firms are doing their bit to help ease the country’s financial crisis